SMS scnews item created by Boris Lishak at Sun 12 May 2019 1803
Type: Seminar
Distribution: World
Calendar1: 14 May 2019 1400-1500
CalLoc1: Carslaw 535A
CalTitle1: Casella -- Coordinates for real projective structures using ideal triangulations
Auth: borisl@dora.maths.usyd.edu.au

Geometry and Topology Seminar

Coordinates for real projective structures using ideal triangulations

Alex Casella (Florida State)

Seminar schedule

Please join us for lunch before the talk. We are meeting at 12:45 on Carslaw level 2.

Abstract: Since the work of Thurston in the late 1970s, ideal triangulations are known to be a great tool in the study of (possibly incomplete) hyperbolic structures on $3$--manifolds. In this talk we describe recent developments in generalising Thurston's machinery to (possibly convex) real projective structures. This project is a joint work with Sam Ballas.


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